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Albro, Maxine, 1903-1966  Search this
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-2022  Search this
Hall, Parker  Search this
Bertrand, Ray  Search this
Gaethke, George  Search this
Neininger, Urban  Search this
O'Higgins, Pablo  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Stackpole, Ralph  Search this
Zakheim, Bernard Baruch  Search this
Allied Artists Guild  Search this
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Sound recordings
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Physical Description:
44 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 26 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Maxine Albro and Parker Hall conducted by Mary McChesney on 1964 July 27 for the Archives of American Art.<br /> Albro speaks of her educational background including her work with Paul O'Higgins and as an assistant to Diego Rivera; of fresco and mosaic techniques; her mural at Coit Tower for the Public Works of Art Project; mosaics at San Francisco State College; her relationship with George Gaethke, Urban Neininger, Ralph Stackpole, Bernard Zakheim, and others; the Allied Artists Guild; the influence of the Federal Art Project on her career; and Ray Bertrand's lithography project. Parker Hall comments on his fresco at Coit Tower and other projects. Also present at the interview is Robert McChesney.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Maxine Albro and Parker Hall, 1964 July 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Maxine Albro (1903-1966) was a mural painter and mosaicist in Carmel, California. Her husband, Parker Hall, is a mural painter.
Language Note:
English .
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Women artists  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women muralists  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art